1 October 2014

Red C poll: Labour support slides

17:01, Pat Leahy, Political Editor

The Labour Party has suffered a slump in support since the budget, according to the latest tracking poll from The Sunday Business Post and Red C.

Labour fell by three points to 11 per cent, while Fianna Fail continued its recovery, moving up one point to 21 per cent.

Sinn Fein gained two points to 19 per cent. Fine Gael remained unchanged at 28 per cent.

Asked if the country was generally on the right track, **56 per cent** of voters who expressed an opinion said that the country was on the wrong track, with **44 per cent** saying it was on the right track.

**STATE OF THE PARTIES**

**Fine Gael:** 28% (no change)

**Labour:** 11% (-3%)

**Fianna Fáil:** 21% (+1)

**Sinn Féin:** 19% (+2%)

**Independents/others:** 21% (no change)

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*The poll was taken among more than 1,000 voters nationwide last Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.*

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*For complete analysis and commentary of the results, see tomorrow’s print edition of The Sunday Business Post or [subscribe](http://www.businesspost.ie/#!purchase) to the digital edition on this website, on iPhone or on iPad.*

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